lifting device

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Noun1.lifting device - a device for lifting heavy loadslifting device - a device for lifting heavy loads  
crane - lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
elevator, lift - lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
hoist - lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
winch, windlass - lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
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As simple to use as a two-wheel hand truck, the lifter incorporates a powered lifting device to eliminate manual handling of heavy pails.
A new lifting device is promising to make moving between tub, bed, vehicle, and many other places a bit easier.
If you answered no to either of these questions, or a lifting device hasn't been in use for a year, guess what!?
Require employees to use a lifting device or get help from a co-worker for heavy loads, or to use an appropriate dolly to move products.
This eliminates the costs for operating a backhoe of other lifting device along with the associated manpower.
Burglars broke into Wolston Sewage Works in Warwick Road, Wolston, and stole 60 metres of metal grille and a lifting device.
With an internal turret lifting device, the XL800 eliminates the cost and space requirements of an external lifting device.
Unfortunately, tractor manufacturers did not make a lifting device for raising the tractor.
Its new patient lifting device - called The CAMEL, standing for Complete Air Moving and Elevating Lift - won the award for best use of technology.
This pneumatic lifting device is capable of handling heavy fixture suspension, precise parts placement, and convenient tool balance.
In order to avoid injury, a lifting device and slide were implemented to eliminate manual lifting of pattern equipment.